Programmes Manager Job Placement – Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)

Job Title:     Programmes Manager
Organisation: Action
for Health Uganda (A4HU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
About US:
Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)
is a youth empowerment organization dedicated to mainstream young peoples’
engagement in socio-economic development and promoting Sexual and Reproductive
Health and rights (SRHR). A4HU was registered in October 2017 as a new entity
to take over the operations of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) in
Uganda. For the past 18 years DSW has supported the implementation of a
portfolio of projects to improve sexual and reproductive health of people of
young people in Uganda. Action 4 Health operate mobile rural outreach services
using its Youth Truck, which give access to information and Training to vulnerable
young people in hard-to-reach areas and supporting the peer-led outreach
Job Summary: The Programmes
Manager will support programme-related fundraising, project implementation,
reporting and capacity-building initiatives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: Supervise the
    implementation of A4HU’s diverse projects addressing poverty reduction,
    sexual reproductive health and youth empowerment;
  • Ensure
    sound financial management and quality project outputs
  • Ensure
    high quality and timely reports are submitted to donors;
  • Promote
    and manage partnerships with local and national Government institutions;
  • Liaise
    with national and international stakeholders, including donors and
    international NGOs;
  • Seek
    funding to sustain and expand A4HU’s project portfolio;
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Masters degree in social science or relevant
    development field
  • Seven
    years of relevant experience in working with a non-profit organization, in
    a similar position, of which 3 must be at managerial level
  • Knowledge
    of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and Global Health, family
    planning and global health (required)
  • Experience
    in the management of EU and USAID funded grants
  • Excellent
    communication skills in spoken and written English
  • Proof
    of successful grant application and implementation Strong analytical,
    strategic thinking, research and writing
  • Ability
    to work independently and in a team
  • Flexibility
    in responding to changing work priorities and tight deadlines
  • Excellent
    problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong
    IT skills (research applications, Word, Excel, Internet, Outlook,
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications (CVs and motivation letters indicating salary expectation
with the reference “(job title)” to: or Hand delivered
to Plot 17, Naziba Close, Lubowa, addressed to the National Team Coordinator-
Admin & Human Resource
Deadline: 27th April 2018
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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